For the latest post in our Radical Books series, Ole Birk Laursen tracks the influence of Maxim Gorky’s anti-Tsarist poem ‘Song of the Falcon’ on Russian and Indian revolutionaries before the Russian Revolution
The Wretched of the Earth was the final work of Frantz Fanon, a fearless critic of colonialism and a key figure in Algeria’s struggle for independence. This new history of the ‘Third World’ depicted the unresolved and open-ended nature of the struggle for liberation.
Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 13-15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution.
Homosexuals needed to communicate, they needed to debate and, most important of all, they needed to organize.
Lesley Hulonce advocates a revolution in academic publishing, including radical alternatives like self publishing.
The successive overthrow of apparently well established governments in Tunisia, Egypt and then Libya prompts the question: how do revolutions spread? Kevin Adamson and Mike Rapport of the School of History and Politics at the University of Stirling compare years of ‘domino’ revolutions.